The University of Melbourne moves into the ranks of the top ten best universities in the world for employability outcomes for its graduates, according the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. It now sits at seventh in the world, moving up from 11th the previous year.
A range of support programs has been shown to improve access to justice for people with cognitive disabilities who have been accused of crimes, according to an investigation by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne.
More than 300 students at the University of Melbourne will receive financial support to undertake part of their studies elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region, thanks to the 2018 round of the New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants. These grants wre announced on Friday 25 August by The Hon. Julie Bishop, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.